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you're watching "gmt" on bbc world news. our top stories. the pentagon says iran has carried out air strikes against islamic state targets in iraq. iran denies the claim. this picture appears to show an f 4 fight ar -- fighter in the skies. we'll be live at the meeting in brussels to see what their strategy is now. a national outpouring of grief. thousands of australians line the streets for r the funeral of phillip hughes who died after
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being hit by a bull last week. >> taken by the game, his family and loved one at the age of 25, he left a mark on our game that needs no embellishment. i don't know about you, but i keep looking for him. the three founders of the occupied movement in hong kong surrender to police. what now for the remaining protestors? also on the program, aaron joining us. the question for you is how safe is your car? >> we're talking about the japanese company that makes one in five of the world's air bags for cars. today big bosses will be grilled by u.s. lawmakers who are urging them to recall all cars in america with the bags. these can explode and shoot out shrapnel. already five people have been kille killed. it's 12:00 noon in london,
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7:00 a.m. washington, 3:00 p.m. in iran where the pentagon says planes have been bombing the islamic state targets. u.s. fighter jets have been carrying out air strikes in the same region. this is another reminder of one of the ironies of the fight against islamic state in iraq and syria that the u.s. and iran have found themselves on the same side. it also raises the question of whether or not the two adverse ris are coordinating operations. both sides deny this. there's a meet agent nato headquarters to discuss the strategies. let's look at iran's involvement in iraq.
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with me now from bbc persian to look at what's going on. we've got the pentagon saying one thing, iranian forces saying
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another and a photo of an iranian fighter. >> they say the policy with iraq hasn't changed. he only denied the fact iran is cooperating with the u.s. it's very unclear whether these are iranian fighters according to iranian officials. it does specifically say these are not iranian tighter jets. they have a good reason for it. they prefer to stay out of the conflict in iraq momentarily. they insist they're only giving consultation to iraqi army. they don't want to make the population of iraq more angry with iran. there's an antiiranian feeling among sunnis in iraq. that's why iran has tried to stay out of it. there's reasons to support the iraqi government in the fight against isis because iran has
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1500 kilometers of borders with iraq. >> we have ongoing nuclear talks as well as. could there be level of coordination behind the scenes? >> it's hard to say because i think iran's policy with syria is a major problem for the u.s. iran supports president assad in syria and as long as that support exists, it's difficult for iran and u.s. to cooperate. on the other hand if u.s. wanted to stop iran in iraq, i think they're capable of doing that. when they were fighting in syria several times they stopped airplanes in iraq. they said it was carrying weapons to the syrian forces in syria. if you wanted to stop iraq, they were capable of doing it. it seems there's a parallel
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military campaign in iraq. u.s. has decided to turn a blind eye and let them deal with it. >> what do people think in iran? >> the commander of the elite force in iraq has become a hero among iranians. there were reports of him spotted in iraq in the social media people were supportive of him. they believe iran should stop isis in iraq because they're not very close to the iranian border, only 20 kilometers. >> thanks. we mention the fight against the islamic state is talk in high level meetings in brussels. using the arabic acura anymore
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for islamic state, secretary of state john kerry said this will continue as long as it takes. >> we are united and move ago head on all fronts. whether he engage in the campaign for as long as it takes to prevail. there's a reason that we are confident that we will. that is all of you around this table. it is much harder now than when we started to assemble forces and strength and travel in convoys and launch concertive attacks no. large dash unit can move forward aggressively without worrying what will come down on it from the skies. in coming weeks the coalition train, assist and advice missions for will expand. air strikes will continue as
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necessary. >> jonathan marcus is at the meeting in brussels. we can go to him now. john kerry talking about the progress that has been made. what is the strategy moving forward? >> reporter: one is keep up military pressure on islamic state. obviously in the first instance that's by u.s. and coalition air power. in the medium term, they clearly hope to improve the training of elements of the iraqi army, kurdish fighters and of course the stark training of allied forces in syria. the training will probably take place in turkey. it's going to be a long while before there are effective forces on the ground to combat islamic state. you'll see other activities continuing to restrict ability of islamic state to the get funding, continued efforts to try and mitigate the spread of
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its message and try to deter and stop people heading to the region to join and fight along side islamic state as well. >> we've been talking about iran's involvement in this area as well. has that come up today? has john kerry made comments? >> reporter: i don't think that's going to come up particularly. it's interesting of course. iran is one of the countries that isn't at the meeting. not because many americans doubt allies are uneasy about iran's role. iran has many differences with the united states in terms with the iraqi side of this problem. very much fighting the same enemy, clear ally of the government in baghdad. it's giving considerable support to the iraqi government. if you think back to summer, there's a number of ground attack aircraft that appeared in iraqi air force colors. most experts believe they were
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actually iranian aircraft. indeed it may well be that iranian pilots have been flying aircraft too. delegates from 60 countries are there. are they looking at ways to disrupt and stop islamic state from raising funds and looking at ways on how to finance themselves? >> yes, they are. it's a sensitive subject. in some parts of the gulf we believe certainly wealthy individuals are providing money for islamic state. it is a very sensitive and touchy subject. of course the problem is this is a very broad coalition. that secretary of state kerry said is a good thing. that diversity means there are also differences as well. there are actually fundamental differences. for example, those between turkey and united states who differ very much on the priority that should be given. turks wanting to see stronger
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effort to dislodge the syrian regime of president assad. if they don't get action there, her continuing to refuse the use of their air basses for offensive operations against islamic state. >> a lot on the agenda. thanks for updating us from bru brussels. the preliminary vote is said to be held march 17, two years ahead of schedule. on tuesday, netanyahu fired two senior ministers. two people have been killed after a massive car bomb exploded in the capital at the home of the newly appointed iranian ambassador who was not in his residence at the time. several buildings in the area were badly damaged. the somali islamist group al
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shabab says it carried out the strikes that killed four and wounded many more. it was a few meters from the airport entrance. government officials said security forces were on alert after a tipoff as the somali president was at the airport and due to take a flight. let's take you to australia now. thousands of people have lined the streets of eastern australias for the funeral of the 25-year-old phillip hughes. he died after being hit by a bull in a match. leaders from cricket were at the service. >> reporter: today australia paid tribute to hughes, the young boy from the country that made the big time. estimated 5,000 mourners attended the service in the tiny farming town of maxville where phillip hughes grew up. among them t great and good of
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cricket world as well as the australian prime minister tony abbott. bravely, the bowler who bowled the fatal delivery was also here. most have huge sympathy for him. the congregation heard of a young player who was knocked down at the prime of life. >> phillip's spirit which is now part of our game forever will act as a custodian of the sport we all love. we must listen to it, cherish it, learn from it. we must dig in -- we must dig in and get through. >> outside people watched on big screens set up on the local cricket pitch. maxville has lost its most famous son. for now people across australia are reflecting on the loss of
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one of the game's brightest young stars. >> this small community has been profoundly shocked by the death of phillip hughes. just about every young boy in this town will play cricket. for them, phil hughes was an idol. there will now be a debate about safety in the sport. most people here will tell you cricket is not a dangerous game. this was just a terrible freak accident. do stay with us here on bbc world news. still to come. the woman that alleges the american entertainer bill cosby sexually assaulted her 40 years ago files a lawsuit. nsurance company will only give you 37-thousand to replace it. "depreciation" they claim. "how can my car depreciate before it's first oil change?" you ask. maybe the better question is, why do you have that insurance company?
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three prominent activists in hong kong have handed themselves in to police after two months of mass protest. they made the gesture as they
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urged student protestors to lead the streets. there's only a few hundred left at main protest site. they say they'll escalate demonstrations. we have the report now with john in hong kong. >> reporter: police were ready and waiting clearly expecting a crowd. they got one. the most vocal group were the opponents of the pro democracy protest. they had come to take relish and delight in the surrender. but there were supporters too. in the center of it all, this man and the fellow leaders of the occupied central group that have already said they think it's time for protests to end. >> reporter: after two months of street protests, the founding fathers of the civil disobedience campaign are walking in through the front doors of this police station. it's a symbolic gesture, a sign
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for them the law breaking has been justified for a wider aim. along side them, more than 20 other supporters turned themselves in. the main protest site was business as usual. the student groups have rejected the call for a retreat and are vowing to fight on despite beijing showing no sign of giving up power over who can or can't stand in hong kong's leadership elections. after an hour or so, tai reemerged. >> i advice to people surrenders today that we have offense of participating in the assembly. we're allowed to leave. >> this is now a movement divided. not about the aim but the
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tactics. bbc news hong kong. >> much more on with what is happening in hong kong on our website including profiles on those key players involved in the protests. we have more from correspondents on the ground. bbc.com/news/asia. the military released footage of an apparent near miss between one of its jets and russian military plane. these are the pictures from the norwegian f-16 that show the close encounter with the russian plane. according to military experts, the planes could have been less than 20 meters apart. the incident took place in international air space. the military would not say exactly where or even when. now many of us have searched for the secret to a long life.
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it looks as if researchers may have found it or a clue at least. a study found that eating a mediterranean diet may slow the aging process by protecting the cells within our dna. researchers from bostonle toed the -- boston followed the nurses of 5,000 nurses over a decade. they found the diet might actual willy help to keep us genetically younger. they looked at tiny structures that safeguard the ens of our chromosomes that store our dna code. it's been linked with age related diseases including heart disease and variety of cancers. in the study, nurses that stuck to the diet were healthier. now in the studio to talk about the benefits, i have a nutritional therapist. what is the exact science of
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this? you're probably not surprised to hear once again this diet is the way we should be eating. >> there are so many reasons to eat the mediterranean diet. there's been floods of information about this in the last few years. i would like to clarify i often talk to people and their understanding of mediterranean diet, sometimes they think it must be italian pizzas and white pasta. to put that a side, those things have now been shown to be difficult in the diet. so at the moment, there's more and more research showing white refined carbohydrates like white pasta which turn to sugar quickly in the body and sugar are the culprits not good for our longevity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer.
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it's interesting we're getting to a point where there's more and more about mediterranean diet which as you touched on is a rainbow of fresh vegetables, fruit, good quality meats not the factory farmed processed stuff. when it's a true mediterranean diet, it's oily fish and wild meats. it's nuts, seeds, olive oil. if you can just sort of upgrade your diet everyday by thinking, handful of nuts here, olive oil will there. you're doing lots of good work. >> how do you taylor one's diet? >> there was a famous big study of people who were at high risk of heart disease last year that came out. they had three groups. one of them was on the so called
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healthy low fat diet. there's more and more research questions that a lot now. there was another group that had olive oil and another group that had nuts and seeds and olive oil. the study has to be stopped under five years because the people on the low fat diet were having so many more heart attacks than the people just puting a handful of nuts into their diet or four tables spoons of olive oil everyday. >> do you think it can be confusing? we hear information all the time. >> the big thing is that's happening at the moment is there is lots and lots of information coming out. it is about sugar and white carbs that are not doing us a lot of goods. what we're finding out is that these kind of diets are. the problem is that a lot of government surrounding the world are still basing their diet advice on studies done in the
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1970s based on this hypothesis. now studies go on and on and we're finding out it's fine to eat eggs. saturat saturated fat is not the issue. red meat is fine as long as it's not factory cured. >> olive oil, fresh fish, seeds. we've got it. thanks. bill cosby is sued for sexual assault by a woman that claims he assaulted her in 1974 when she was 15. he's faced a series of renewed allegations he drugged and sexual assaulted more than a dozen women. he's not been charged with any of the allegations. this does contain flash photography. is. >> bill cosby has been at the center of several sexual allegations in the last several weeks. this accuses the comedian of
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assaulting judy huff at the playboy mansion in 1974 when she was 15 years old. the lawsuit says she and a 16-year-old met mr. cosby on a film set is and a week later were invited to his la tennis club and then his home. they were given alcohol and then taken to the playboy mansion. judy huff alleges she was forced to carry out a sexual act against her will. the comedian has been forced to cancel shows and has programs pulled by tv stations in the usa after allegations, many going back decades. the 77-year-old has never been charged with offense related to these allegations. bbc news, los angeles. do stay with us here on "gmt." coming up the next half hour, it's been 30 years since the world's worst industrial disaster. today we revisit central india where it happened. we'll take you live to bhopal.
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this is bbc world news. in this half hour t tragedy that still haunts 30 years after the world's worst industrial disaster at bhopal. why hundreds of survivors are on the streets demanding compensation. in ferguson, america is grappling with racial tension and inequality. how much was poverty a catalyst for outpouring of anger? we'll speak to an author that knows life beyond the poverty line in the world's wealthiest
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country. aaron is back. >> lucy, it's been tried by many others. it typically fails. the airline lufthansa is prep e preparing to battle the low cost carriers and mighty gulf state airlines. the question we're asking is can the germans make it work? the world's worst industrial disaster in central india happened 30 years ago today. victims of the strategy say the effects are still felt. protestors have been on the streets to mark the anniversary. nearly 3,000 died after a gas leak from the chemical plant this the state of pradesh. thousands more are thought to have died from after effects.
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let's take you to delhi. we have a few problems there. she has been to talk to some of the victims. many people say that even though it's been 30 years, they are still feeling the after effects. they want the owners to be punished and want compensation. >> reporter: bushra is 3 years old. she has down syndrome. this boy is six and has cerebral palsy. this 12-year-old can't walk. all of these children were born to parents who were exposed to the gas that leaked from union factory. this home is less than a kilometer from the plant.
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her father was in this room at the time of the disaster. >> translator: i have problems breathing. i have had tubic losses. i feel ill all the time. and what's happened to my daughter, every place i take her for treatment i have been told it's because of the gas. >> they can't prove that children like this are still being born here because of the effects of the gas. no one has studied the health impacts of the world's worst industrial disaster that left a trail of dead bodies behind and hospitals full of people struggling to breathe. it's from these pipes that a cloud of lethal gas leaked in the dead of the night killing thousands of people as it spread over the city. since then, everything here in this factory has been frozen in
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time. it's been left exactly as it was 30 years ago. the clean up of the chemical waste here stuck in a legal battle about who will pay for it. even as studies show that it's still affecting the water supply to the houses just around it. >> when we tested ground water downstream of the factory, we found the same pesticides, same residues of the chemicals we found in the factory. we found it downstream as well. our study is showing what you're seeing today is a continuing disaster. >> in a statement to bbc, union carbide has said it has no first hand knowledge of this impact on ground water. the company says it spends $2 million for the factory's clean up and given 470 million to the victims. families here believe that thousands of people affected, that amount is not enough.
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freshly painted signs on the old walls of the factory marking one more year of a tragedy that's defined their lives. >> we saw protestors out on the streets today the in force. are they angry not just at the company but the indian government as well? >> reporter: lucy, in fact, in one of the buildings behind me is where the indian prime minister sit. activists have written a message to modi making demands, one for more compensation. they feel what the court accepted in 1989, $470 million is simply not enough for tos of people that suffer issed. the second demand is the factory side should be fully cleaned up. as far as government is concerned, there are ongoing court cases where the government
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contends now the company that owned the company at the time of the leak should stay up. this court case has reach nod conclusion. the government said they're demanding more compensation from the company because they also believe what the state of survivors is not enough. government told the victims, promised them, they're going to try to get them more composit n compensati compensation. at the moment, even with protest marches, they know it's one more year of marking a tragedy in a sense that has been stuck in limbo for 30 years. >> thanks for joining us from delhi. stay with us here on bbc world news because this friday we're going to have an interview with martin sheen who played a role in the new film about the disaster. that's this friday here on bbc world news.
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time to join aaron with business. i love martin sheen. looking forward to that. you're going to talk about safety of cars. >> in particular air bags. a battle going on with this j japanese company. they make one in five air bags in cars on the road. today takata bosses are grilled about their safety. five deaths have been linked to these air bags so far. that's over the past six years. as a result 14 million vehicles have been recalled around the world for repairs. late tuesday, manufactures, toyo toyota, honda, fort, general motors said they will clump together to find the cause of the safety defect. takata has resisted u.s. demands to issue a nationwide recall of all air bags in the united
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states. >> they are meant to protect you in case of an accident, but some air bags have done the exact opposite. >> i felt gushing blood running down my neck. i was terrified. since that a day, i've endured multiple surgeries and therapies. i have more to go still. my vision will never be the same. i will never be the same. >> as an off duty soldier, stephanie never expected to get shrapnel from her car's air bag driving in florida. the takata air bags can explode with too much force sending shrapnel flying into the car. they've been linked to five deaths and multiple injuries. u.s. lawmakers call to takata executive temperatures to answer questions about what they knew about the defective devices and for how long. for their part, they were aft
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apologetic. >> we are deeply sorry about the instances air bags have not performed as designs and drivers have suffered personal injury or deaths. >> reporter: takata executives will unlikely get a warm reis acception when they face law make hers in washington on wednesday especially with millions of po potentially defective air bags still on american roads. bbc news, new york. >> let's stay with that. david bailey, professor at aspen business school and expert in the car industry. david, great to have you as always. i'm wondering, we've got five deaths, huge publicity around takata. not the right publicity of course. i'm wondering why this is so reluctant to agree to this nationwide recall. >> i don't understand that.
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i don't think they realize the scale. you don't mess with the u.s. national highway safety administration. they'll get their way one way or another. the problem for the company is that unless they do what the safety administration wants, they'll be publicly humiliated, be fined, have to do far more recalls. they'll have to do what the administration wants. it will be far better to comply and get it over with. >> i guess the problem for the car makers -- honda, gm, ford, toyota, et cetera. it's their brand name on the line. the average person, the driver, is not thinking takata air bags. they're bad. they're thinking of the name of the badge on the car. >> that's right. that's why the car companies themselves are trying to get together and try to identify what the problem is and help to get out of this. at the end of the day, we want to drive cars we know are good quality and are safe. this is lingering in the back of our mind that isn't the case. that's going to affect
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ultimately the brand reputation of the car makers. >> they don't actually realize at the end of the day there are other potential firms that supply these components. major manufactures may as well switch in long term. >> is this a case where at that a c -- where takata replaces the air bags. >> we saw with toyota few years ago they were far too slow responding to what the safety administration wanted. they were too slow to get the recalls done and ended up paying not only fines but huge amounts in terms of compensation. billion in fixing the problem. takata is now in a similar situation. they put a side $35 million to deal with fines. the true cost of the company could be far greater if they deal with it quickly. the cost will be lower and they can preserve brand reputation. thanks for joining us. david bailey joining us there
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the business school. let's talk about the national german carrier set to launch a flu cost airline. we're waiting for that announcement in hopes that new fuel-efficient modern jets take on rival carriers especially on long haul business routes. what are they up against? the first airline was good old freddie laker's sky train between london and new york. in 2012, air asia x was forced to scrap the flight from kuala lumpur to europe. in 2013, norwegian air shuttle started flights between the uk and u.s. it's a tough challenge. listen to this. >> the reason the other ones failed, they've been unable to
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get out an effective business model. they're going to have to say how are we going to have internal competition effectively. it's not let's use the old aircraft and turn into a charter service. that's been done. you've got new boys on the block like norwegian with 291 seats on board a boeing 787. it's a consequence. you've got to have that seat density or cheaper staff. those are the key ways to reduce costs long haul. the airline to an extent cost the same. everything you've got to do has got to be, how do we get down to level of costs of competitors? >> indeed. let's see if germans can make it work. follow me on twitter. i'll tweet you back. get me @bbc aaron. >> thank you. do stay with us here on "gmt." still to come, the frosty
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i'm lucy hockings. thanks for being with us. our top story this is hour. the pentagon believes an iranian airplane has formed targets in iraq in the recent weeks this comes as 60 countries meet in brussels to discuss the fights. thousands of family and friends have been saying good-bye to phillip hughes who died after being hit by a ball in a cricket match. after the recent violent protests in ferguson, missouri,
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america's racial divide looks as fractured as ever. the images of burning police cars after the grand jury's decision not to charge the white officer for shooting the unarmed teenager reminds us. these issues are more complex. anger seen towns like ferguson is no longer black and white. it's poverty not prejudice discussed in black communities. with me now is linda can which describes what life is like to be pour in america. what do you think we saw in ferguson, the outpouring of anger, was it as much about poverty as race? >> it's about marginalization. it's a racial issue.
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it's a racial divide, entirely white police department almost policing almost entirely black area. the disrespect shown to michael brown. he was left out uncovered hours while his mother watched on hot pavement. the disrespect strikes a cord. whether talking about racial disrespect, economic disrespect, those things come together. when you talk to people in ferguson, first thing you hear is talking about michael brown and race. they talk about unemployment rates, the fact education doesn't exist in the area in those communities like it does two neighborhoods over in a white area. they have the good schools. all these things come together. it's really hard to tease them out. marginalization feels the same regardless of the issue. everyone can understand what it
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feels like to be told you're not good enough for something out of your control. whether it's being poor, racial minority, gender thing, all of those teal feel the same when you experience it. >> what does constantly worrying about money do to a person? >> it causes health harm. when you perform happiness for a living, it enables you to feel the same when on your own out of work. when working three jobs, you have no time to feel anything really. all you have is time to get from point a, b, c and do it all again tomorrow. >> depress anxiety leads to hypertension. poor in america are going to die earlier at 15 years than people that are wealthier. we're going to die of
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hypertension heart attacks. >> you've been one of the people that's worked three jobs. >> what we hear is if you work hard you will be a success. what people never talk about is how much luck it takes. as hard as its ever been for me, i'm young, able bodied, white, articulate, intelligent. i still never saw much hope. if i had been anything, born black, born with a disability, wasn't able with temporary disability, if i was elderly or any of these things, it would have been worse. for me to write a primal scream on the internet which got me to where i'm at on bbc, that had luck as well. >> how is it to live in the country with the dream that you
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can have it all. >> people say you're proof that the american dream exist. why american dream? if you work hard you'll put dinner on the table for your family but have time to eat it with them. it is didn't you're guaranteed wealth riches, power. if you work hard at the end of the day, you'll get respect for that as a worker. that's what we do in america. increasingly it's what we don't pay attention to anymore. there's no way to say we won't need somebody to scrub the ti toilets. somebody is always going to do these jobs. the question is how do we make these jobs with valuable, respect people for doing them? if we say you're only worth your jobs but appreciate that you're valuable for doing these jobs. >> thanks for being with us. >> thank you. it's been five years since
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cuba arrested the gross boasting hopes that president obama would make a bold move on cuba policy. since then the climate between the two has improved. this remains an obstacle to improve ties. >> reporter: americans are coming to cuba one way or another. not tourists but students with special permission to dock despite the embargo. there's been a steady growth in cultural exchanges under the obama administration. there's now calls for a fundamental change. >> it's time to put the past a side and let bye gone be bye gones. >> the cold war hostility is triggered by the socialist revolution that no longer seem relevant. more than 507 years of bad blood won't be resolved easily. >> president obama has gone almost as far as he can under the lipts of embargo.
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he hasn't taken steps to change u.s. policy is. one of the things holding up for their movement is controversy case of an american prisoner. >> alan gross shown on a trip to jerusalem was arrested in cuba five years ago working as a sub contractor for the american government. he was sentenced to 15 years in jail for building internet access for locals that bypassed official censorship. cuban authorities saw that as conversive. his wife a peeled for relief on humanitarian grounds. he recently said he'd kill himself if not set free soon. it's a warning many took seriously. >> we had a chance to meet with allen in havana. he really wants to come home after five years. he wants and needs to come home. >> havana has long demanded the
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release of convicted cuban spies held in the u.s. for more than 16 years. >> translator: this would be the most important gesture the u.s. could make to start normalizing relations. it's in the capacity of president obama to take this position. if gross is in cuba, it's because president obama hasn't taken steps to give our three comrades back. if he did, gross would return to america. >> the prisoner exchange might signal internal politics in both countries are making it easier to move toward resumption of diplomatic relations. whatever the case, many observers argue current conditions offer the best chance in decades to an end of half a century conflict. bbc news. north korea has reportedly banned anyone from sharing the name of its leader kim jong-un .
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the internal document dates back to 2011 shortly after he was named as his father's successor. it banned any babies from taking the name and anyone named kim jong-un to change it. the same rule applied to those that showered the same name as his father and grandfather. a reminder of our top story on "gmt." the pentagon says iranian warplanes have been bombing islamic state targets. u.s. fighter jets have been carrying out air strikes in the region. representatives from 60 countries are meeting at nato headquarters discussing strategy and fighting i.s. secretary of state john kerry has told the meeting that the fight against islamic state will go on for as long as it takes. that's all from "gmt" for today. here's what's coming up on impact. >> thanks very much lucy. in just a few minutes we'll continue our coverage of the protests many hong kong after
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